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View of French artist Laurent Langlois' work "Heritage" illuminating the San Francisco church in the historical center of Quito on August 7, 2018, during the pre-inauguration of the Festival of Light. The third edition of Quito's Festival of Light takes place from August 8 to 12 with the projection of audiovisual works on 19 monuments and public spaces. RODRIGO BUENDIA / AFP
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I Muvrini Corsican music group singer Jean-Francois Bernardini poses in front of the Napoleon statue on August 7, 2018 in Ajaccio on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. I Muvrini is the most famous Corsican polyphony music group. Bernardini sings in Corsican, French and English. PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP
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Doves fly around the Peace Statue during a memorial ceremony to mark the 73rd atomic bombing anniversary at the Peace Memorial Park in Nagasaki on August 9, 2018. The Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9 marked 73 years since its destruction by a US atomic bomb. JIJI PRESS / AFP
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In this file photo taken on March 2, 2018, an Oscar statue stands during preparations for the 90th annual Academy Awards week in Hollywood, California. Organizers of the Oscars, under fire for plummeting ratings and accused of elitism, on August 8, 2018, announced the creation of a new category to honor top blockbusters and said they would shorten the ceremony to attract more viewers. "Change is coming to the Oscars," tweeted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has traditionally put together the glittering awards gala each year in late February or early March. ANGELA WEISS / AFP
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A Buddha statue is seen at a burned home in Spring Valley, near Clearlake Oaks, northern California, on August 7, 2018. Tens of thousands of firefighters battled relentless flames ripping across California on August 7, as the death toll from a series of infernos that erupted last month hit 11. The raging Mendocino Complex fire comprising twin blazes in the western state's north has now ravaged more than 290,000 acres (117,359 hectares) -- approximately the size of sprawling Los Angeles -- in less than two weeks, becoming California's largest wildfire since record-keeping began a century ago. JOSH EDELSON / AFP
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This aerial view taken on August 7, 2018 shows the World War I Montsec American Monument on the hill of Montsec. This monument commemorates the achievements of the American soldiers who fought in this region in 1917 and 1918. It commemorates reduction of the St. Mihiel Salient by the U.S. First Army, September 12-16, 1918, and operations of the U.S. Second Army, November 9-11. It also honors combat services of other U.S. divisions in this region and in Alsace and Lorraine. JEAN- CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP
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Signage seen during the new exhibition debut, The Judds: Dream Chasers, at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on August 8, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum /AFP
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In this file photo taken on June 20, 2017 Kazansky Cathedral is seen in the early hours in Saint Petersburg. A Russian court on August 8, 2018 jailed a teenaged supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group over a plot to carry out a suicide attack at Saint Petersburg's Kazan cathedral, a key tourist attraction. Mladen ANTONOV / AFP
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A new concrete bollards installation to increase security is seen in front of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on July 31, 2018 in New York City. ANGELA WEISS / AFP
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A woman walks in front of a mural painting in the Iranian capital Tehran on August 6, 2018. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said today that the leaders of the United States, Saudi Arabia and Israel were isolated in their hostility to Iran. ATTA KENARE / AFP